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Jets' Byfuglien to have Player Safety hearing

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Winnipeg Jets defenseman Dustin Byfuglien will have a hearing Tuesday with the NHL Department of Player Safety for an illegal check to the head of Montreal Canadiens forward Brendan Gallagher during a 5-1 Montreal win Sunday at Bell Centre in Montreal.

Byfuglien received a minor penalty for elbowing at 18:36 of the first period.

Gallagher remained in the game.

The following grounds are being considered for supplemental discipline: illegal check to the head.

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